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Duke Forest

  • NC Hwy 751
  • Durham, NC 27708
  • Primary: (919) 613-8013
  • Fax: (919) 613-8077

7,060-acre teaching and research forest of Duke University with a variety of ecosystems represented. Preserved for research and recreation since the 1930s. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, and picnics permitted; see website for regulations and closures during hunting season.

General
  • Business Hours: Public access closes at dusk.
Payment/Discounts/Rates
  • Free Admission All The Time:
Parking
  • Free Parking:
Group Tour Info
  • Welcomes Groups Of 10+:
  • Welcomes School Groups:
Activity Type
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Category
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Age-appropriate
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Recreation & Activities
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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604